Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Media Resource Center

Embargo Policy

The embargo on all abstracts part of the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium will lift at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. An embargoed presscast (virtual press briefing held via teleconference and webinar) will be held at 12:00 noon ET on January 28 for credentialed media.

How to Obtain Media Credentials and/or Attend the Symposium in San Francisco

ASCO's Media Headquarters is where you can go to apply for media credentials*, register to attend an upcoming meeting, and access embargoed meeting information. For questions about how to navigate the site, please contact *Media registration opens on October 30. 

*If you attended the 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting or covered the meeting remotely, you have already been credentialed by ASCO and will have access to the embargoed meeting information and the January 28 Presscast. You only have to register if you want to attend the Symposium in San Francisco. 

2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Media Registration and Housing Reservation Instructions 

Please note that media registration is a three-step process:

  1. Accreditation – Please refer to the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Media Policies for eligibility information
  2. Registration – Once media credentials are approved, you will be able to log back into Media Headquarters and submit an onsite registration request for the Symposium
  3. Housing Reservation – Once your onsite media registration is approved by ASCO staff, you can make a housing reservation.

Access Embargoed Information

Embargoed meeting information will be made available to credentialed media through ASCO's Media Headquarters. Once your media credentials are approved, you will receive email notifications when embargoed information has been posted.

January 28 Presscast

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Abstracts, Publications, Meeting Information

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Press Releases

Latest Research in the Treatment, Quality of Care for GU Cancers Presented at 2014 Symposium
SAN FRANCISCO – Eight noteworthy studies are among more than 500 abstracts to be presented at the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, taking place January 30 - February 1, 2014 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.  Four studies focus on treatment and quality of life for prostate cancer patients, two examine potential therapeutic targets and quality of care for bladder cancer, and two evaluate the quality of care for patients with renal cell carcinoma. See the full release here.

2014 Symposium Highlights Latest Research Advances in GU Cancers
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Studies released today in advance of the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium reveal survival outcomes in multiple GU cancers and provide insights on the early termination of cancer clinical trials. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Symposium, which will be held January 30 – February 1 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. See the full release here.

2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Press Program Studies to Highlight Survival Outcomes, Challenges of Clinical Trials

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Co-sponsors announced today four key studies from the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium that will be featured in an embargoed presscast for reporters on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, from 12:00-1:30 PM (EST). See the full release here.

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